Whistler Vacations

Explore the sights of Whistler, which is 320 miles (515 kilometers) to the southeast of Whistler Ski Area. This popular destination is about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Pender Harbour Waterdrome Airport.

Many of Whistler Ski Area’s key attractions are within easy reach of Whistler, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Whistler Golf Club and the much-loved Whistler Medals Plaza. Two more worthwhile attractions that are nearby Whistler are Whistler Marketplace and the Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort.

Whistler offers some interesting cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Learn, admire and become intrigued in the variety of museums including the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

If the weather is good head outside and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Put on your hiking shoes and explore the well-used natural parks for which this area is famous, such as the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Take a break from the tourist trail and work on your swing at the Nicklaus North Golf Course.

When thermometer drops in Whistler, grab your wooly hat and skis and hit the runs at ski resorts such as the Magic Chair Ski Lift, the Fitzsimmons Express Ski Lift and the Excelerator Chair Ski Lift.

Finding somewhere convenient to rest your head around the Whistler area is easy. The Aava Whistler Hotel, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler and the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

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